ARBORIST wanted - Harrow

Tree Surgeon Harrow School, Harrow on the Hill, Middlesex, London (United Kingdom) Full Time£26,000 - £29,000 (GBP)

Harrow School

About the job

Salary: £26,000 – £28,500 pa
Monday to Friday | 40 hours per week

The environment:
Harrow School is situated within a beautiful site in Harrow on the Hill, north west London, and is one of the best-known schools in the world, with around 840 boys studying at Harrow. The School’s estate has more than 200 units of property, approximately 70 acres of woodlands and gardens and 120 acres of sports fields including a 9- hole golf course. The estate is spread over a number of Conservation Areas and many of the buildings are of historical importance and/or Listed. The estate also embraces large areas of Metropolitan Open Land and an area listed in the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens having originally been landscaped by Capability Brown.

The role:
An opportunity has arisen for an Arborist to join our dedicated in-house Estates team.

The Arborist is responsible for delivering practical arboriculture operations within the schools Estate, including.
• Tree Climbing.
• Aerial rescue.
• Dismantling.
• Pruning.
• Stump treatment.
• Equipment maintenance.

The benefits include:
• Free lunch.
• Free parking.
• Automatic enrolment in the School’s pension scheme.
•Use of the School’s sports facilities such as the swimming pool, gym, and running track.
• Subsidised membership of the tennis, golf, angling and social clubs.
For a detailed job description and to apply online please visit: and click on the Teaching and Non Teaching Vacancies tab

For any questions email the HR department at

Closing date for applications: 18 June 2023

Equality, diversity and inclusion are values that are important to us at Harrow. We believe in diversity of thought and actively welcome anyone regardless of their background to bring their valuable and relevant skills to our community.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All successful applicants must be willing to undergo enhanced child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with any past employer and the Disclosure and Barring Service, and it is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

No member of staff will be able to start until these checks are complete and this process takes, on average, a month. Please plan accordingly.

Preferred Skills

Candidates should have:
• NVQ level 2 Arboriculture or equivalent.
• NPTC Chainsaw use.
• Climbing, Aerial Rescue.
• A full driving licence.

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